| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
California's latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists' wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills.
Those are the starkly different predictions being bandied about the Capitol by critics and fans of the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:30 PM
U.S. officials are actively pushing for the removal of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki and have held meetings with senior politicians who are angling to replace the embattled leader, according to Iraqi officials and a report Thursday.
| Jun 20, 2014
Gas prices climbed in most parts of the country the past week as fighting among ethnic groups continued in Iraq, increasing worries that a prolonged conflict could spread to other countries and disrupt oil production. The national average for regular........
| Jul 18, 2014
If it seems like you're shelling out less for gasoline than in the recent past, it probably isn't just wishful thinking. Steady, widespread declines in pump prices during July have lowered the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded......
| Jul 25, 2014
The cost of gasoline continues to slide even as the price of crude oil shows increased volatility, and Thursday marked the 26th consecutive day of lower prices at the pump, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. Some daily......
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Marking a milestone for the drone industry, an unmanned aircraft is flying over land in commercial use for the first time with the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization.
A small drone, the Puma AE, built by Monrovia firm AeroVironment Inc., is...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:55 PM
A heated budget battle in Sacramento over more oil-spill protection for rivers, lakes and other inland bodies of water has prompted a last-minute lobbying blitz by formidable adversaries: the oil industry and environmentalists.
As the Legislature...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:39 PM
A resurgent Al Qaeda splinter group consolidated gains in one of Iraq's largest cities Wednesday and pushed deeper into the heart of the country, threatening to create an extremist "proto-state" in the Middle East, something that U.S. forces fought for...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Iraqi Kurdish forces took control of the northern oil city of Kirkuk earlier Thursday, after government troops abandoned their posts in the face of a triumphant Sunni Islamist rebel march towards Baghdad that threatens Iraq's future as a unified state....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Barack Obama threatened U.S. military strikes in Iraq on Thursday against Sunni Islamist militants who have surged out of the north to menace Baghdad and want to establish their own state in Iraq and Syria.
Iraqi Kurdish forces took advantage of the...